Who does Google think you are?

  1. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 4 years ago

    By Karen Weise, Bloomberg Businessweek

    Bloomberg Businessweek on MSN Money

    Under its new privacy policy, Google will be able to aggregate user information from all its products. Advertisers and searchers may benefit, but not everyone's welcoming the change.

    .... information provided by a Google tool that's been available since 2009 but which few people know about. It lets users see what the search giant has inferred about them based on the websites they visit. (The URL is cumbersome, but try searching "ad preferences manager." It should be the first link.)

    The results can be spot on -- or wildly off the mark. They're based on a "cookie," a file placed by Google (and many other companies) on each computer browser to track how its users surf the Web.
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    http://money.msn.com/family-money/who-d … omberg.asp

    oh big brother is watching...anyone use this feature yet..I'm going to check it out